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In the spotlight

In the spotlight – Avi Wisnia

As the son of a rabbi and grandson of a cantor, Avi Wisnia learned to be comfortable on stage at a young age, composing melodies on the piano as soon as he was tall enough to reach the keys. After the release of his first album in 2010 he wasn't sure he was ever going to release music again. “I had just finished touring my first record when my brother passed away. He was the […]

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Release Talk

New Release – Catching Leaves (album) by Avi Wisnia (part II)

Avi Wisnia is a Philadelphia-based singer-songwriter who blends bossa nova with 1950's West Coast Jazz, blues, acoustic folk and contemporary pop. Avi will release an new album on November 5th. In part I of this interview we spoke about why it took so long to record the new album and his expectations. What are your favourite memories of writing or recording the album? “I wrote a lot of these songs […]

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